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Director of Learning & Development

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
22 October, 2021

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is currently recruiting a Director of Learning & Development for our international client, based from its HQ in Amsterdam. 


The organisation is a PE-backed business experiencing an exciting period of growth and transformation. This role will build the L&D function from scratch, developing a strategy and framework that fits the needs of the organisation.


This is a global role working in a dynamic environment where you have the freedom to create new ways of working that will contribute to the continued success of the business.


Director of Learning & Development, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Responsibilities of the Director of L&D:

  • Devise and execute an L&D strategy, building the function and framework from scratch, including policies and processes
  • Work closely with stakeholders in the business to truly understand the learning needs across the organisation
  • Lead the implementation of a global L&D portfolio
  • Design best-in-class learning solutions to support transformational initiatives
  • Implement a blended approach to learning, embracing digital innovation in this space
  • Facilitate and deliver training/coaching up to leadership level around generic and leadership skills
  • Evaluate effectiveness of learning solutions, ensuring they add value


Experienced required:

  • Significant senior level experience in L&D, ideally developing and evolving the function in an international setting
  • Experience of the full learning cycle, including the use of blended learning tools and techniques
  • Confident user of Learning Management Systems
  • Proven ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, such as retail or FMCG
  • Strong coaching skills and able to partner senior leaders in the business
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong influencer
  • A proactive, can-do attitude and positive mindset
  • Energy and enthusiasm to drive change


If you are interested in applying for this Director of Learning & Development role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Katie in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.